First Edition. Erick Berry dustjacket art and drawings. Uncommon novel of southern African-American life. Described at dustjacket copy as follows: "a story of the plantation Negroes, happy and care-free on the banks of the Mississippi. We see them shuffling in the cotton rows, dancing with mad ecstasy in the Good Times after the harvest, slipping in couples out to the canebrake on the banks of the Rouge, and butting each other in occasional fights". This copy includes a publisher's order slip for other Harper titles. Near Fine in attractive Very Good plus dustjacket, with only minimal signs of wear.